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I’m supporting Ize-Iyamu to liberate Edo from emperor –Okunbo

Edo State-born business mogul, Capt. Hosa Okunbo, in this interview, speaks on how he fell out with Governor Godwin Obaseki, reasons for his involvement in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state and why he is backing the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Felix Nwaneri reports   How did your […]

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Rigging claim: PDP’ll reap its cocktail of lies – APC

The Edo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state as a party of “oneday, one-fib,” urging Edo people to ignore the latest lie from its stable. Chairman of Edo State APC Media Campaign Council, Mr. John Mayaki, who made call, said the PDP’s latest lie […]

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Edo guber: Echoes of violence amid expectations

CAJETAN MMUTA writes on the increasing concerns of violence and drums of war by leading political parties and their candidates ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State   With barely a month to the governorship election in Edo State, the epic battle for the soul of Dennis Osadebe Avenue Government House in […]

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Edo guber: APC accuses PDP of fuelling religious tension

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of fuelling religious tension ahead of the September 10 governorship election in the state. The party made the allegation, while responding to the reaction of the PDP to the honorary Itsemakohna title conferred on […]

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Edo 2020: Otu of Igarra donates N1m to Ize-Iyamu

An Edo State monarch, the Otu of Igarra, High Chief Joseph Mayaki Akpeji, has donated N1 million to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate,Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and his running mate, Mallam Gani Audu in the September 19 governorship election in the state. The monarch, who also assured the APC candidate of Igarra votes, however, made […]

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Obaseki is gone! He wasted four years signing MoUs without results –Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu was the governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 election in Edo State, but the table has turned, and he is now the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 19 poll. He spoke on his preparations for the election, among other issues. Excerpts… You are […]

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Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu assures residents of violence-free election

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Edo Governorship election, has assured residents of Edo State of a violencefree election while calling on his main opposition, the PDP, to shun provocative acts and campaign based on issues, not insults and name-calling. He said this while addressing media executive in Lagos […]

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Ize-Iyamu to Obaseki: Start preparing your handover notes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday advised Governor Godwin Obaseki to stop campaigning, but instead focus on writing his handover notes. This was as he said that never again will Edo people elevate a man such as Obaseki with all his irremediable […]

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Ize-Iyamu alleges Obaseki seeking N20bn loan to fund campaign

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday raised the alarm over alleged plans by Governor Godwin Obaseki to obtain N20 billion bond loan from financial institutions to pursue his secondterm ambition after allegedly draining the state treasury. In a statement signed by Mr. John […]

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Ize-Iyamu can’t govern Edo, says Osifo, LP candidate

The candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Dr. Isaiah Osifo, has called on Edo people to reject the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who is currently undergoing criminal trial over an alleged N700m fraud. Ize-Iyamu is facing an eight-count charge of […]